The division carries out its mission through the following two units:
The mission of the Learning Resources Division is to provide support services to learners, faculty, staff, and the community at large. The division is comprised of two units, Library Services and the Center for the Advancement of Learning. The Library Services unit maintains cooperative programs with District of Columbia institutions for the exchange of materials and services. The Center for the Advancement of Learning unit offers a range of services, programs, and professional development activities to advance teaching and learning.
The mission of the library is to supply information resources and efficient support services to students, faculty, and staff. The library collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to a wide variety of resources that support the teaching and research interests of the university community. The library provides a physical environment with appropriate technology as well as an online presence with services for remote accessibility. In advancing its mission, the library maintains cooperative programs with other local institutions of higher education for the exchange of materials and services to augment its support of activities at the university.
The Center for the Advancement of Learning works closely with library services to serve as the interdisciplinary hub for all academic units to advance evidence-based practices in teaching and learning. The center partners with faculty, staff, graduate students, postdoctoral students, and administrators to develop and sustain a university culture that values and rewards teaching, respects and supports individual differences among learners, and creates learning environments in which diverse students and instructors can excel.
The division has two directors.
Director, Library Services
Morris Thomas, Ph.D.
Director, Center for the Advancement of Learning
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